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03 Jul
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ABA Seeks Input on IndieCommerce Meetings at Regional Shows

The IndieCommerce team is seeking to learn if booksellers would like to meet with a representative one-on-one to discuss IndieCommerce and IndieLite at upcoming regional shows.

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20 Jun

Spots Open for IngramSpark Marketing Meetup on June 20

During the video discussion, booksellers will hear from two independent bookstores that are offering printing, publishing, and author services to their local communities.

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20 Jun

Learn More About Google Analytics at ABA’s First Technology Meetup

The July 2 session is the first of a new series within ABA’s education curriculum, which also includes the association’s Marketing Meetups, and will look at more technology-related topics. 

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19 Jun
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ABA Launches New Technology Meetup Series

The first technology meetup, focusing on Google Analytics, will be held on July 2 as part of a new series within ABA’s education curriculum, which also includes the association’s Marketing Meetups. 

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19 Jun

Former B&T Bookstores Eligible for Free E-Commerce Service From ABA

As Baker & Taylor is closing its My Books and More e-commerce service, ABA members who will no longer have website support can sign up for three free months of IndieLite.

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12 Jun
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Join the “Handling Fraudulent Orders: Online and In-store” IndieCommerce Webinar on June 20

This latest webinar presented by the IndieCommerce team will highlight certain common fraudulent behaviors and scams and review basic measures for fraud protection that booksellers can follow.

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11 Jun

Sign Up for the June 20 Marketing Meetup: “Offering Printing & Publishing Services to Your Local Community”

In this Marketing Meetup, the last in a three-part series presented by IngramSpark, booksellers will hear from two independent bookstores that offer printing and publishing services to local authors.

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10 Jun

IndieCommunication: One-on-One Meetings at Ci7; Upcoming Marketing Meetups

The most recent IndieCommunication reminded booksellers to schedule a one-on-one session at Children’s Institute and to participate in three upcoming marketing meetups.

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03 Jun

Join in the Conversation at Point-of-Sale User Groups at Children’s Institute

Discussions will focus on integrating POS systems with IndieCommerce websites; representatives from IBID, Booklog, Wordstock, and IndieCommerce will be on hand.

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03 Jun

Sign Up for IndieCommerce One-on-One Meetings at Children’s Institute

Booksellers are encouraged to sign up for one-on-ones with members of ABA’s IndieCommerce team, open to current IndieCommerce and IndieLite members as well as to non-members.

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20 May

Sign Up for the May 23 Marketing Meetup: “Hosting Community Writing Contests/Creating Original Content”

Booksellers will discuss how to engage with their local writing communities, to create high-margin titles to sell in-store, and to develop bookstore-branded products.

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14 May
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Automated E-Newsletter Service for IndieCommerce/IndieLite Stores to Launch

This new, free, automated e-mail newsletter service will send five customized newsletters to IndieCommerce and IndieLite stores’ e-mail lists.

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07 May

BookExpo Reminder: Register for IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

IndieCommerce and IndieLite members as well as non-members can sign up for one-on-one meetings with members of ABA’s IndieCommerce team.

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01 May

IndieCommunication: New Pre-Orders Badge, Upcoming Webinars, and More

The most recent IndieCommunication introduced a new badge for pre-order titles and staff picks, announced an upcoming webinar about repeat events, and more.

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23 Apr
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ABA Debuts New Pre-Order Features

ABA has debuted the new pre-order badge, which allows IndieCommerce stores to flag titles available for pre-order, and the new “Just Added” feature, which indicates new entries on ABA’s Pre-Order Calendar.

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